German family of architect–masons. (1) Jakob Wolff I and his eldest son, (2) Jakob Wolff II, both helped to develop the late Renaissance style, particularly in Nuremberg, where their most important projects were undertaken for the city authorities. Jakob Wolff I's younger son (3) Hans Wolff was also active in Nuremberg, where he worked mainly with his brother.
From The Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art in Oxford Reference.
Subjects: Renaissance Art.